Li Jing has extensive senior leadership experience in education, helping connect schools in China and to those in the rest of the world. Prior to joining Whittle, she was secretary-general at YK Pao School, China’s top independent school, where she headed external affairs, enrollment, and strategic development; before that, she served as assistant principal at RDFZ, a top Chinese school, overseeing international programs and curriculum. In New York, she worked in the president’s office at Teachers College of Columbia University, focusing on international advancement, and also conducted research on accountability at Columbia Law School. She earned a master of public administration in international finance and economics from Columbia University, as well as an M.A. and B.A. at Beijing Foreign Studies University.